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DVDRW drive stops loading information part way through install..

DVDRW drive reaches a certain point and seems to stop loading information onto hard drive. It has done this today while I'm trying to install Office 2003. It did it a few days ago while trying to copy DVD. One of the small blue icons stays lit - but the Installation Progress bar doesn't move. Do I need a new drive or driver?

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  • rinkrat1999 Nov 13, 2008

    When I searched for updated drivers - I was told my driver is the latest version. The problem is that the loading from the DVDRW drive stalls out. At least it appears that way. The progress installation bar remains small and no activity continues.

  • rinkrat1999 Nov 13, 2008

    not exactly what I had hoped to hear...replacing a DVD drive can be expensive.

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You need to reinstall the driver file from the link below

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Dear Sir/Madam,

I think the dvd will be defective. Try to copy the dvdrw into harddisk using ISO buster software it will copy the entire dvd into harddrive if any scracted also. After copy the dvd into harddrive u should install the software into different drive. It's freeware software try this link....

http://www.isobuster.com/isobusterdownload.php


If it is not worked reinstalled the driver / software to different drive.

Thanks
good luck

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Yep - it failed on two separate use. A DVD drive replacement is needed.

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    Optical drives like CD/DVD's use Laser & Lens to read data. It gets dirty and eventually dies too due to wear and tear or it's just a lemon.

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You might update the drivers fot it to see if that dosent help

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  • Ronnie Houston Nov 13, 2008

    you might try t used drive in it.any used computer shop will probably have one.or buy a new one and install it

  • Ronnie Houston Nov 13, 2008

    they arent very costly unless you dont know how to do it yourself but its the best solutionn and an honest one.

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Stop:0x0000007b


Hi Jefferson,
  1. Did you just install or make a change to a hard drive controller? If so, there's a good chance that the change you made caused the STOP 0x0000007B error.

    Undo the change and test for the 0x7B blue screen error.

    Depending on what changes you made, some solutions might include:

  2. Verify that the SCSI chain is correctly terminated, assuming you're using SCSI hard drives in your computer. Incorrect SCSI termination has been known to cause STOP 0x0000007B errors.

    Note: Most home computers don't utilize SCSI hard drives.
  3. Verify that the hard drive is properly installed. An improperly installed hard drive could cause STOP 0x0000007B errors and other issues.
  4. Verify that the hard drive is configured properly in BIOS. The STOP 0x0000007B error could occur if the hard drive settings in BIOS are incorrect.
  5. Scan your computer for viruses. Certain viruses that infect the master boot record (MBR) or boot sector can cause STOP 0x0000007B errors.

    Important: Make sure your virus scanning software is updated and configured to scan the MBR and boot sector.
  6. Update the drivers for your hard drive controller. If the drivers to your hard drive controller are outdated, incorrect, or corrupted then the STOP 0x0000007B error will likely occur.

    Note: If the STOP 0x0000007B error occurs during the Windows setup process and you suspect that the reason is driver related, be sure to install the latest hard drive controller driver from the manufacturer for use during the installation of the operating system.

    Note: This is a likely solution if the second hexadecimal number after the STOP code is 0xC0000034.
  7. Change the SATA mode in BIOS to IDE mode. Disabling some of the advanced features of SATA drives in BIOS could stop the STOP 0x0000007B error from showing up, especially if you're seeing it in Windows XP or during a Windows XP installation.

    Note: Depending on your BIOS make and version, SATA mode may be referred to as AHCI mode and IDE mode may be referred to as either Legacy, ATA, or Compatibility Mode.

    Note: While not a common solution, you may also want to try the reverse - see if IDE mode is selected in BIOS and if so change it to AHCI, especially if you see the STOP 0x0000007B error in Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista.
  8. Run chkdsk on your hard drive. If the boot volume is corrupted, the chkdsk command might repair the corruption.

    Important: You'll likely have to run chkdsk from the Recovery Console.

    Note: This will likely be the solution if the second hexadecimal number after the STOP code is 0xC0000032.
  9. Perform an extensive test of your hard drive. If your hard drive has a physical problem, one very likely situation is the STOP 0x0000007B error you're seeing.

    Replace the hard drive if the diagnostics you complete suggest that there is a hardware problem with the drive.
  10. Run the fixmbr command to create a new master boot record. A corrupted master boot record might be causing your STOP 0x0000007B error.

    Note: This will likely be the solution if the second hexadecimal number after the STOP code is 0xC000000E.
  11. Clear the CMOS. Sometimes the STOP 0x0000007B error is caused by a BIOS memory issue. Clearing the CMOS could solve that problem.
  12. Update your BIOS. In some situations, an outdated BIOS could cause a STOP 0x0000007B error due to incompatibilities with a hard drive controller.
  13. Update the hard drive controller's firmware if possible. Just as with the BIOS in the previous step, an incompatibility could be causing the 0x7B error and a firmware update from the manufacturer may correct the problem.
  14. Repair your Windows installation. If you've just replaced the motherboard in a computer without reinstalling Windows then this will likely fix your problem.

    Note: Sometimes a Windows repair will not fix a STOP 0x0000007B error. In those cases, a clean installation of Windows should do the trick.

    If you haven't just replaced your motherboard, a Windows reinstall probably will not fix your STOP 0x7B issue.
Hope this helps,
If you need further assistance please get back in touch and i'll see what else we can do.

Thanks,
Gary

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